K’taka government to hold mass wedding ceremonies, love marriage is not allowed
Bangalore: The government headed by Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa in Karnataka plans to hold a free mass wedding ceremony twice a year, but those who want a love marriage will not be able to enjoy the benefits of the program.
As per state government guidelines, both parents of the couple must attend the ceremony if the duo wishes to avail the benefits of this offer, but those who wish to marry without their parents’ permission have no chance here.
This mass wedding event will be held on April 26 and May 24 next year.
The state government has also informed that this mass wedding event will be organized by the temples that fall under the Muzrai department. The main agenda is to support the weakest section financially.
Not only that, the state authorities will provide a mangalsutra worth 40,000 rupees and 5,000 rupees to the groom. They will also give Rs 10,000 to the bride after the wedding.
The plan is to perform around 1,000 weddings in 90 to 100 temples.
Couples wishing to get married must register 30 days before the scheduled date at the temple. After which a list will be prepared.
In addition, this offer is also valid for people who are getting married for the second time. The government has assured that they will provide additional care and also endeavor to find their matches according to their age.